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Avoiding the Oops: 7 Speaking Tips fr...

Avoiding the Oops: 7 Speaking Tips from the Pros

If you’ve ever blushed at a professional mistake, how much would you give to avoid a repeat performance? Whatever your profession, it helps to have colleagues you can consult and learn from. I have an editor for business writing and a small group of writers for poetry critique. For speaking, I attend a Toastmasters club […]

Book Project Support: What Do You Nee...

Book Project Support: What Do You Need?

The term “self-publishing” is a misnomer. Most of us lack the capacity—the entire range of necessary skills—to write and publish a book all on our own. Occasionally I come across a book where someone made the attempt, and the end result is almost always amateurish. Not what you want to send out into the world! […]

How Energy Rituals Can Help You Write...

How Energy Rituals Can Help You Write: Going Beyond the Standard Butt-in-Chair Advice

Writers have long been told to create rituals around writing. Sit your butt in the chair at 9am daily and the muse will eventually show up. Commit to a specific wordcount per day, no more, no less. Before you begin to write, visualize your book on the bookstore shelf. There’s nothing wrong with that advice. […]